Jody Mackenzie, 72, of Norris Road, Carlsbad, New Mexico, passed away Friday, May 2, 2014, at her home. There will be no visitation; cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Loving Baptist Church with Pastor Zack Palen officiating. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Jody Mackenzie was born on October 20, 1941, in Piedmont, California, to William A. Mackenzie and Elizabeth (Jordan) Shaffer. She worked at Lawrence Livermore Lab in Livermore, California, for 20 years and Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California, for 18 years. Jody moved to Carlsbad in 2005 and became business partners with Carol-Renee. Jody enjoyed traveling, shopping and dining out at restaurants.
Survivors are her lifelong friend and partner of 47 years, Carol Modrall of Carlsbad, N.M.; mother, Elizabeth Shaffer of Coronada, California; brother, Owen Shaffer of California; sons: Bod Modrall of Carlsbad, N.M., Sam Modrall of California, Steve Modrall of Roswell, N.M.; three grandchildren: Shanda Modrall, Scott Modrall, Samantha Modrall; one great-grandson, Jakub Anthony Hernandez; three little Chihuahuas: Lola, Muffin, Austin and cat, Peanut.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jonah's Food Pantry, 209 N. Guadalupe Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220. Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com.
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on May 18, 2014
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